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Soothing Headaches With Chiropractic Care

If you suffer from headaches, you’re definitely not alone. In fact, nearly 50% of Canadians experience some form of headache on a regular basis. While common treatments such ice, heat, rest, and pain medication will help, these remedies only address the symptoms, not the underlying causes, of headache pain. A holistic approach, however, that includes a combination of chiropractic care services can eliminate the sources of headaches. Here’s how:

April 12, 2016

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Why Did You Choose The Name Downtown Wellness Centre?

Dr. Badyal is a well known Vancouver Chiropractor, so we were wondering why not call his clinic the: “Downtown Vancouver Chiropractic Centre” instead of the “Downtown Wellness Centre”? Turns out, there’s a very good reason: Here’s the transcript in case you missed it: Hi I’m Dr. Raminder Badyal from the Downtown Wellness Centre. I’m the Chiropractor here. Why Did you Choose the Name “Downtown Wellness Centre”? The Downtown Wellness Centre is a multi-disciplinary clinic, I am the Founder of the Clinic and I’m the Lead Chiropractor. We also have Dr. Jennifer Luis who is a Naturopathic Physician here. We also have Registered Massage Therapists with us. In conjunction with the office we also have Medical Doctors, Dentists, Kinesiologists, Rehab Specialists, Personal Trainers that actually work with […]

January 15, 2016

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Is Better Posture a Chiropractor’s Primary Goal?

Posture and chiropractic seem inextricably intertwined. Bad posture equals back pain, and chiropractors are often very concerned with correcting posture, so we wanted to know if this was a chiropractor’s primary goal? Dr. Badyal explains:   Here’s the transcript in case you missed it: Hi I’m Dr. Raminder Badyal from the Downtown Wellness Centre. I’m a Chiropractor here. Is Better Posture A Chiropractor’s Primary Goal? Posture is very important. It’s not necessarily an end goal, it’s one of THE factors that are involved in making sure the patient gets better. So, if the patient does come in with some spinal discomfort; for example: somebody that sits in front of a computer every day, and their posture is not the best. Part of getting them better and preventing the […]

December 21, 2015

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Are Custom Orthotics Really Worth It?

You can buy orthotics at most drug and corner stores these days. “Your feet are just a number” we’re told. So why bother with getting a custom orthotic? What makes a custom orthotic better and are they really worth it? We asked Dr. Badyal to explain: Here’s the transcript in case you missed it:   Hi I’m Dr. Raminder Badyal from the downtown wellness centre. I’m a Chiropractor here. What Makes Custom Orthotics Better? So when you actually SEE a patient for orthotic care or to prescribe an orthotic. It is very important that all the steps to examine the patient are done properly. Not only are we examining the patients feet, to make sure there’s no bio-mechanical issues, or to fix those bio-mechanical issues. We […]

December 4, 2015

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What Do Orthotics Do, And Do They Work?

Orthotics seems like a strange combination with chiropractic care. Strange until you understand how custom orthotics work and what they do, we’ll let Dr. B explain:   Here’s the transcript in case you missed it:   Hi I’m Dr. Raminder Badyal from the Downtown Wellness Centre. I’m a Chiropractor here. What do Orthotics Do, & Do They Work? Orthotics do play a role in a persons health specifically how they are functioning from a musculoskeletal level seeing as you’re on your feet all day. If there is a bio-mechanical problem with your feet of course it can impact other things. In our office we do, do orthotics. We actually are partnered with the Orthotic Group in Ontario which is one of the best labs that I’ve ever […]

November 27, 2015

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Thinking: Do I need Orthotics?

Are you suffering from foot, ankle or knee pain? Are you increasingly finding your joints are sore? If so, you are likely continually asking yourself: Do I need Orthotics?
Orthotics typically is known as a device to help align, straighten or support your feet. It truly is defined as a specialty within the medical field concerned with the design, manufacture and application of orthoses.

April 30, 2014

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Suffering from Foot Pain? Get a Step Ahead

Our feet truly take a beating every day. It is no wonder that foot pain is a very common issue among all ages in chiropractic health care. The source of the pain can be due to a problem in any area of the foot. So how can you keep a step ahead of foot pain? Narrow down the root of the pain and take care of your very important feet!

February 6, 2014

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The Proper Foot Orthotics Assessment

Much has been said about what constitutes a good pair of foot orthotics. The answer to this question for the most part is rather straight-forward…a fine balance between biomechanical foot correction, shock absorption and of course patient comfort. To successfully reach this end goal of attaining the fine balance between these 3 very important orthotic qualities, it is the process that requires the most detail and focus.

November 20, 2012

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